All posts tagged "conservation"

  • California Exceeds Water Conservation Mandates
    Californians exceed state mandate for second consecutive month

    Even during the peak of summer, Californians are answering the call to use less water. July numbers released by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) this week show a 31.3 percent reduction in water use compared...

    • Posted August 28, 2015
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  • Shock Top Helps Fight California Drought
    Shock Top partners with Indiegogo to solve California drought

    Shock Top, a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch, is now partnering with the crowd-funding site Indiegogo to help respond to the California drought.  The program, known as Shock the Drought, is a program that will identify, fund and distribute water-saving...

    • Posted August 18, 2015
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  • California Launches “Turf and Toilet” Program
    “Turf and Toilet” rebate program launched statewide

    On Wednesday, the California Department of Water Resources announced their new $30 million rebate program, known as “turf and toilet.” The program is aimed at helping Californians reach Governor Jerry Brown’s targeted water cutbacks via water conservation....

    • Posted August 14, 2015
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  • Shade Balls Help California Drought
    Shade balls: the future of water protection

    To help save water during the historic California drought, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power released a total of 96 million shade balls into the 174-acre Los Angeles Reservoir. The final 20,000 shade balls were...

    • Posted August 13, 2015
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  • California Drought Increases Turf Sales
    Metropolitan Water District turf rebate program closed

    As of last Friday, The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California has permanently closed its turf rebate program due to lack of funds. The district’s $450 million conservation program is the largest in the nation, which was...

    • Posted August 12, 2015
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  • San Bruno implements smart water network to combat drought
    San Bruno implements smart water network to combat drought

    With Californians facing one of the most severe droughts on record, the City of San Bruno is taking its conservation efforts and stepping it up a notch. “Free low-flow shower heads, bathroom and kitchen faucets and water-saving...

    • Posted August 10, 2015
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  • California Water Meters as Result of Drought
    Some water districts miss the mark on conservation

    Statistics regarding summer water use were released by the State Water Resources Control Board in late July, revealing that urban water use is down by 27%. Despite this, 16 local districts have failed to meet the conservation...

    • Posted August 6, 2015
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  • Governor Brown Makes Water Mandates for Drought
    State surpasses Governor’s goal in water conservation

    According to water conservation numbers released by the State Water Resources Control Board on Tuesday, throughout the month of June, Californians reduced their water use by 27.3 percent, despite the heat and humidity. “Californians understand the severity...

    • Posted July 31, 2015
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  • California Water News.001
    San Diegans eligible for rain barrel reimbursement

    The City of San Diego Public Utilities Department is offering rebates for homeowners who install rain barrels to capture rainwater. In order to qualify for the rebate program, residents must: · Have purchased rain barrel after January 1,...

    • Posted July 23, 2015
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  • Water District Runs Out of Turf Removal Money
    MWD lawn removal program out of funding

    As the California drought worsens, homeowners throughout Southern California have taken drastic measures to conserve water and save money. Water agencies, like Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, was offering rebates for homeowners who ripped out their...

    • Posted July 11, 2015
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